17th Sep2014

‘Attack on Titan: Part 1′ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

Attack on Titan is set in a world where giants known as Titans have almost brought humanity to extinction. Appearing out of nowhere they have one hunger and that is to consume people, apparently not through a need but for enjoyment. The last known human outpost is a country surrounded by huge walls created to […]

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15th Sep2014

‘Frank’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhall, Clara Azar, Francois Civil, Scoot McNairy  | Written by Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan | Directed by Lenny Abrahamson People over a certain age in the UK will always remember Frank Sidebottom, he was that right kind of odd to stick in your memory forever.  This is one reason that seeing […]

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14th Sep2014

‘Ninja Apocalypse’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Christian Oliver, Les Brandt, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Ernie Reyes Jr., Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Kaiwi Lyman, West Liang, Tara Macken, Antoinette Kalaj, Alvin Hsing, Bryan Cartago, Mark Heidelberger | Written by Ashley Scott Meyers | Directed by Lloyd Lee Barnett Not to be confused with the Don Wong starring, badly dubbed, poorly edited film of the […]

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14th Sep2014

‘The Ultimate Pleasure / I Am Always Ready’ DVD Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

The Ultimate Pleasure Stars: Kristine Heller, Jeff Lyle, Annette Haven, John Holmes | Written by Edgar G. Warren | Directed by Carlos Tobalina Kristine Heller (Confessions, Teeny Buns) and Jeff Lyle (Suzi Superstar, Oriental Babysitter) play as Rose and Jim (no, not the two rag dolls who live on the canal) who are couple trapped in a sexless […]

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13th Sep2014

Grimmfest 2014: ‘Devil’s Tower’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Roxanne Pallett, Jason Mewes, Frances Ruffelle, Jessica-Jane Stafford, Emma Buckley, Peter Barrett | Written by Adam J. Marsh | Directed by Owen Tooth Albion Court is the least ‘des res’ in the neighbourhood – a hangout for drug dealers, rife with squatters and two residents recently died in an apparent bizarre suicide pact. However […]

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11th Sep2014

Competition: Win ‘Suspects: Series One’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Suspects takes the genre to the next level with smart and effective storylines that will have audiences gripped from start to finish. A home-grown critically acclaimed British crime drama that set TV on fire with all star performances from Fay Ripley, Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashtley. Shot in the style of a fly on-the-wall documentary […]

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09th Sep2014

‘Tapped Out’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Biehn, Cody Hackman, Krzysztof Soszynski, Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, Jess Brown, Daniel Faraldo, Nick Bateman, Tom Bolton | Written by Allan Ungar, Jerry Buteyn, Cody Hackman | Directed by Allan Ungar The more things change, the more they stay the same… A mantra that couldn’t be more apt for a fight flick like […]

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08th Sep2014

‘Varsity Blood’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lexi Giovagnoli, Wesley Scott, Debbie Rochon, Natalie Peyton, Blair Jackson, Elyse Bigler, Melody Herron, Jesse Ferraro, Kiarra Hogan, Chris Hlozek, Payton Wood, Fabian Watkins, Elle LaMont | Written and Directed by Jake Helgren Quick question. This is 2014 right? You wouldn’t guess that from watching Varsity Blood! It would seem that the trend for […]

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07th Sep2014

‘RPG’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Rutger Hauer, Cian Barry, Alix Wilton Regan, Nik Xhelilaj, Pedro Granger | Written by Tino Navarro, Artur Ribeiro | Directed by Tino Navarro, David Rebordão If there was a way to regain their youth what would the old do to claim that prize? RPG aka Real Playing Game looks to answer that in a […]

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07th Sep2014

‘The Sword Identity’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Yang Song, Yu Chenghui, Yuanyuan Zhao, Ma Jun, Xu Fujing, Ma Ke, Zhexin Liu, Yao Weiping, Ou Keqin, Li Guisheng, Bing Bo | Written and Directed by Haofeng Xu Haofeng Xu, writer of the still-to-be-released (at least in the UK) The Grandmaster, makes his directorial debut with The Sword Identity, a Chinese martial arts […]

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03rd Sep2014

‘The Early Works of Wakefield Poole’ DVD Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

My only connection with Wakefield Poole prior to watching Boys in the Sand was Calvin Culver (also known as Casey Donovan) who appeared in Radley Metzger’s film, Score. Of course, the name Wakefield Poole is one you hear a lot when you are a fan of the Golden Age of adult cinema. Thanks to those […]

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02nd Sep2014

‘Way of the Wicked’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Christian Slater, Vinnie Jones, Jake Croker, Emily Tennant, Aren Buchholz, Matthew Robert Kelly, Brittney Wilson, Jedidiah Goodacre, Jillian Fargey, Chris Shields, Anna Galvin, Sydney Waack, Ryan Grantham | Written by Matthew Robert Kelly | Directed by Kevin Carraway Sometimes you see actors turn up in movies and you just know what to expect.  I find […]

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01st Sep2014

‘Killers’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Oka Antara, Kazuki Kitamura, Rin Takanashi, Ray Sahetapy, Epy Kusnandar, Luna Maya, Tara Basro, Mei Kurokawa | Written by Takuji Ushiyama, Timo Tjahjanto | Directed by Kimo Stamboel, Timo Tjahjanto When presented with a film proudly stating “from the producers of The Raid” you’d expect it to be similar, but with Killers that thought would be wrong.  […]

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01st Sep2014

‘Warrior King 2′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tony Jaa, RZA, Petchtai Wongkamlao, JeeJa Yanin, Marrese Crump, Yayaying Rhatha Phongam, Solatorn Lungluang | Written by Eakasit Thairatana | Directed by Prachya Pinkaew I don’t watch as many fighting movies as I’d like so when I got the chance to review Warrior King 2 I was at first happy.  I’m a Tony Jaa fan, especially because of […]

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30th Aug2014

‘Painless’ DVD Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Tomas Lemarquis, Alex Brendemuhl, Juan Diego, Ramon Fonsere, Derek De Lint | Written by Juan Carlos Medina, Luiso Berdejo | Directed by Juan Carlos Medina In the 1930s, a group of Spanish children are found to have somehow contracted a disease which makes them unable to feel pain. For the safety of the general […]

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30th Aug2014

‘Cuckoo: Complete Series 1′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Andy Samberg, Greg Davies, Helen Baxendale, Tyger Drew-Honey | Created by Robin French, Kieron Quirke A cuckoo is a bird that lays its eggs in other bird’s nests, so in human form it’s easy to assume that the Cuckoo is another man moving into a family’s home and encroaching on the territory of the parents.  In […]

29th Aug2014

‘In Search of Bigfoot / Cry Wilderness’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

Usually it’s a lot easier and quicker for me to review films one by one but I thought for this release from Vinegar Syndrome, it’s only right to review the release as a whole. In Search of Bigfoot Stars: Robert Morgan, Rene Dahinden, John Green, Sam Melville | Written and Directed by Lawrence Crowley, William Miller […]

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29th Aug2014

‘Evil Feed’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Laci J Mailey, Terry Chen, Alain Chanoine, Alyson Bath, Derek Gilroy, Bishop Brigante, Curtis Lum, Sebastian Gacki | Written by Aaron Au, Kimani Ray Smith, Jana Mitsoula | Directed by Kimani Ray Smith I have many mixed tastes when it comes to horror and sometimes some movies just don’t work for me.  Then there are […]

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28th Aug2014

‘WWE: OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History’ Blu-ray Review

by Paul Metcalf

After getting past the fact that WWE: OMG! Volume 2 – The Top 50 Incidents in WCW History is a title that is confusing (should this not be 51-100 maybe?), looking back at the best and worst of WCW is always fun.  There are moments that I’m sure some wrestlers would love to forget but others that […]

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26th Aug2014

Review Round-Up: Blood Orgy in The Longest Week at The Cabin

by Phil Wheat

We’re playing catch-up here on Nerdly – after a busy 2 weeks prepping for and then attending this years Frightfest there’s a number of weekly-release reviews to bring you up to speed on. So here they are, reviews of The Cabin, Blood Orgy of the She Devils and The Longest Week. The Cabin Another one […]

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26th Aug2014

‘Prisoner of War’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Luke Moran, Sean Astin, Sara Paxton, Omid Abtahi, John Heard, Michael Welch, John Robinson, Elijah Kelley, Scott Patterson, Jermaine Williams, Cru Ennis, Bernhard Forcher, Luis Bordonada, Jerry Hernandez | Written and Directed by Luke Moran This dramatic war thriller follows soldier Jack Farmer (Luke Moran) from small town America to Iraq’s most infamous prison, […]

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26th Aug2014

‘The Captive’ DVD Review

by Richard Axtell

Stars: Joseph Morgan, Matt Ryan, William Troughton | Written by Luke Massey, Benjamin Read | Directed by Luke Massey Royal Marine A.J Budd (Joseph Morgan – Vampire Diaries, Immortals) awakes in a mysterious house. Every day he is forced to fight for his life against grotesque inhuman opponents and no matter how much he tries, he cannot […]

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